Nothing is easy, and life can be extremely tough, but there's always a yin to the yang, so to speak. It's up to you to seek it out, embrace it, and live happily ever after. No matter how bad the hand you've been dealt may seem, there's always a way to play it.— Alex Gaskarth
Bashful Living Happily quotations
The touchstone for family life is still the legendary 'and so they were married and lived happily ever after.' It is no wonder that any family falls short of this ideal.
An enlightened society is one where all people - the rich and the poor, the literate and the illiterate, the black and the white, men and women - live happily as children of the same Lord. Thus experiencing the brotherhood of men under the fatherhood of God.
The point is this: If God does not exist, then life is objectively meaningless;
but man cannot live consistently and happily knowing that life is meaningless; so in order to be happy he pretends life has meaning. But this is, of course, entirely inconsistent—for without God, man and the universe are without any real significance.
It would be a fine thing, in which I hardly dare believe, to pass our lives near each other, hypnotized by our dreams.
Some people never find it, some only pretend, but I just want to live happily ever after every now and then.
I think we ought to live happily ever after.
My lack of access to the real world has been replaced completely by books, and it can’t be healthy to live in a land of happily ever afters.
We are never far from the lilt and swirl of living water.
Whether to fish or swim or paddle, of only to stand and gaze, to glance as we cross a bridge, all of us are drawn to rivers, all of us happily submit to their spell. We need their familiar mystery. We need their fluent lives interflowing with our own.
All those "and they lived happily ever after" fairy tale endings need to be changed to "and they began the very hard work of making their marriages happy."
And they lived happily (aside from a few normal disagreements, misunderstandings, pouts, silent treatments, and unexpected calamities) ever after.
And if real life was like the movies, I should have lived happily ever after.
This is the only chance you will ever have on earth with this exciting adventure called life. So why not plan it, and try to live it as richly, as happily as possible?
Men of success meet with tragedy. It was the will of God that I won the Olympics, and it was the will of God that I met with my accident. I accepted those victories as I accept this tragedy. I have to accept both circumstances as facts of life and live happily.
In order to live free and happily you must sacrifice boredom. It is not always an easy sacrifice.
All the wealth in the world cannot be compared with the happiness of living together happily united.
Let us live most happily, free from hatred in the midst of the hateful;
Let us remain free from hatred in the midst of people who hate.
To live happily is an inward power of the soul.
Victory breeds hatred; the defeated live in pain. The peaceful live happily, giving up victory and defeat.
Cinderella and the prince lived, they say, happily ever after, like two dolls in a museum case never bothered by diapers or dust, never arguing over the timing of an egg, never telling the same story twice.
I am confident that, in the end, common sense and justice will prevail.
I'm an optimist, brought up on the belief that if you wait to the end of the story, you get to see the good people live happily ever after.
But real life doesn't travel in a perfect straight line;
it doesn't necessarily have that 'all lived happily ever after' bit. You have to work on where you're going.
This multicultural approach, saying that we simply live side by side and live happily with each other has failed. Utterly failed.
Pleasure is the beginning and the end of living happily.
Epicurus taught: Pleasure, defined as freedom from pain, is the highest good.
And so, with laughter and love, we lived happily ever after.
Romantics value intensity over stability.
Realists value security over passion. But both are often disappointed, for few people can live happily at either extreme.
Had I been brighter, the ladies been gentler, the Scotch been weaker, had the gods been kinder, had the dice been hotter, this could have been a one-sentence story: Once upon a time I lived happily ever after.
No one ever does live happily ever after, but we leave the children to find that out for themselves.
To me 'they lived happily ever after' means to be happy with yourself! My parents always taught me that being happy has to work without Prince Charming. My life is completed without a prince but it's nice of course to have someone who loves you and fights for you.
There is enough in the world for everyone to have plenty, to live happily, and to be at peace with his neighbors.
There's nothing quite as good as folding up into a book and shutting the world outside.If I pick the right one I can be beautiful, or fall in love, or live happily ever after. Maybe even all three.
We live in an ascending scale when we live happily, one thing leading to another in an endless series.
You can become a night watchman and live happily.
It is what you are inwardly that matters. Your inner peace and joy you have to earn. It is much more difficult than earning money. No university can teach you to be yourself.
Pleasure is the beginning and the end of living happily.
In fairy tales there's always one person who is made for one other, and they find each other and live happily ever after. Cal was my person. I couldn't imagine anyone more perfect. Yet what kind of sick fairy tale would it be if he was the one made exactly right for me and I wasn't right for him?